Edward Jones

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Your Million Dollar Opportunity

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Current Employee - Financial Advisor  in  Colorado Springs, CO
Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Colorado Springs, CO

Pros

If you do the work you will be successful n this job.

Cons

There is tremendous mental pressure for you to succeed. You need to have prior experience as an entrepreneur and accept the fac tthat you will face multiple counts of rejection as you seek to build your business.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't let up on the training program and continue to support the new FA trainees as well as the vets.

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    We're on the Fortune List for a reason!

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    Current Employee - Trainer  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Trainer in Saint Louis, MO

    Pros

    - Strong culture and a high respect for the firm's history
    - Jones gives a LOT back to the community
    - Positive work environment
    - Good coworkers
    - Sr. management encourages feedback from all associates
    - Limited partner opportunities

    I do not work at EJ to get rich. I work there because I like my job and enjoy the environment. Do I wish I made more money? Sure, who doesn't? I won't leave EJ because there is so much more to my career than dollar signs. I am encouraged to develop and offered opportunities to excel in many different areas.

    And to anyone who thinks "the same branches at Jones are surveyed every year for the Fortune list," you are dead wrong.

    Cons

    - The financial advisor position is extremely hard and very stressful, and unfortunately many people out there can't cut it (this is a pro AND a con, though)
    - Home office salaries could be more competitive
    - 401(k) match could be higher

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Glad to see SFA is back again - it shows you're listening to us!
    - Let's get going on the technology upgrades - green screens STILL?

    Recommends
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    Intern

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    Current Employee - Intern  in  Marion, IN
    Current Employee - Intern in Marion, IN

    Pros

    looks good on a resume
    get comfortable interviewing door to door
    access to a lot of information about financial instruments
    great atmosphere
    great opportunities

    Cons

    not a whole lot interns are aloud to do
    not paid at all

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    create an intern program with a more substantial curriculum, and this will encourages people to go on to become FAs and will equip them so be successful

    Recommends
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